TITLE

Salmeterol was not as effective as triamcinolone for persistent asthma

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brian J.
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Presents an abstract of the study 'Long-acting β[sub2]-agonist Monotherapy vs Continued Therapy With Inhaled Corticosteroids in Patients With Persistent Asthma. A Randomized Controlled Trial,' by S. C. Lazarus, H. A. Boushey, J. V. Fahy, et al., published on the May 23, 2001 issue of the 'Journal of the American Medical Association.' Comment on the study.
ACCESSION #
8866202

 

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